Your digestive tract is full of living organisms that help keep you healthy--around 400 different types of beneficial bacteria and yeast strains that co-habitate in your gastrointestinal system. There are several different kinds of foods and suppleme... Read more
Did you know that your digestive tract contains more than 400 types of “friendly” bacteria? These little guys, commonly referred to as probiotics (which means "pro-life"), help reduce the growth of harmful bacteria and promote a... Read more
As a college student, I had my fair share of sleepless nights. But as I matured (and learned from the adverse affects I suffered because of those late nights), I began to realize that at the core of a healthy, long life is good sleep. Surprisingly, w... Read more
While food historians cannot pinpoint exactly where or when humans discovered yogurt, one thing is certain: People all over the world have eaten yogurt for centuries. Yogurt is made when cow's milk (or dairy-free soy milk) is combined with the li... Read more
It's becoming more and more common for consumers to forgo medication when looking for a "natural" alternative to treating conditions like depression. No matter what method you choose, it's important to get all the facts. SparkPeople... Read more
than 1 day, then I see something is wrong, it effects me 3-4 pounds at the end of 2-3 days over eating. It's been long time since I found myself doing it, I still wanna avoid calling it "failure: cause it's a negative word;... Read more
Do you feel any after effects of a workout? O can feel it while I'm there, but am hour or so later it's as if I have never been - no tiredness of muscle ache. Am I not working hard enough?... Read more
First off, I apologize if posting in the wrong board. I've been debating for days if I even wanted to ask this question or not, but I think at this point I need motivation to continue.
Anyways, three months ago after trying for years to drop so... Read more
Ooh La La!I'm amazed how much my nerves/feelings being effected by eating.As it is the last 10th day of fasting,my patience is getting less LOL.Honestly love the light feeling of empty stomach,but the feeling of being Limited is hard! WHY?!... Read more
On Wikipedia it says"To minimize these effects,foods wit high fat content should be avoided;the manufacturer advises consumers to follow a low-fat,reduced-calorie diet.Oily stools&flatulence can be controlled by reducing the dietary fat content to so... Read more
Diabetes is an autoimmune disease, meaning the body's defenses become turncoat and attack the bodily organs instead of invading viruses & bacteria. Many people speculate that foods, such as probiotics, can aid diabetes. Probiotics are so called "good... Read more
Hooray for dark chocolate! Eating about 30 calories a day of dark chocolate — that's about half an ounce — was shown to help lower blood pressure without weight gain or other adverse effects, according to a study published in the Journal of the Ameri... Read more
About three years ago, a friend and I were at a natural foods store in the vitamins aisle. I needed more calcium and magnesium, which I take upon my doctor's recommendation to alleviate premenstrual mood swings. While my friend perused the multivitam... Read more
The latest nutrition buzzword: probiotics, the live bacteria that maintain the balance of microorganisms (or "bugs") in your gut. And that’s proving to be vital for your health. Probiotics support digestion and strong immune function... Read more
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